Blaze Starr Autobiography, Autographed Photo and a Magazine.
Lot 735. Blaze Starr Autobiography, Autographed Photo and a Magazine. Known as the “Hottest Blaze in Burlesque,” Starr was a dominant performer in the heyday of burlesque. Born Fannie Belle Fleming in West Virginia in 1932, she was regularly earning $1,000 a week as a stripper in the 1950s and 1960s. She also did some acting. In addition, Starr gained notoriety for her affair with Earl Kemp Long, the Louisiana Governor, who was more than 35 years older than she. Her signature is gem mint 10 on an 8” x 10” b&w photo with “‘Bustfully Yours’ Love” written above her name and a two-color star added below. Her book, “Blaze Starr: My Life as Told to Huey Perry,” is a 1974 hardback from Praeger Publishers, an apparent first edition. The book is ex+, and the dust jacket, ex. Starr appears in four pages of photos in Vol. 1 No. 1 of the 1962 magazine “Striparama,” vg-ex. Winning Bid $40. Sign In or Register to add to your Watch List